Best Beauty Gifts: Holiday Gift Guide 2016

Shopping for the beauty lover in your life can be tough: chances are, she’s already picked up that latest must-have item! I’ve pulled together a list of must-have beauty gifts that she might not think to buy herself. It shouldn’t shock you that I have one of each of my…

12 Stocking Stuffers Under $50

We take stocking stuffers seriously around here. Mike’s family tradition is to fill stockings to the brim with lots of fun goodies from “Santa”, a mix of high and lower-value items. So if you’ve guessed that I fit in just fine, you’d be correct – I love to shop for…

Our Annual Tree-Trimming Party

Holiday hosting is something I can’t get enough of. Since my first year at Queen’s, I’ve hosted a holiday gathering with friends either at my own place or as co-hostess. Living in a condo, we had to rethink the format of our usual all-night, all-out bash. For the last two…

For The Girls: Holiday Gift Guide

Iconic Barbies and sweet-smelling minis; shiny new purses and iconic brooches… these are a few of my favourite things! I can’t help but channel my own wants when pulling together a gift guide for the lady in your life but be forewarned – these are (for the most part) things…

Holiday Hostess Gifts: 2016 Holiday Gift Guide

If the deluge of holiday parties has you scrambling for hostess gifts, have I got a treat for you! While you could certainly bring a bottle of wine and call it a day, the holidays are a great opportunity to be a little extra and gift your friend with something…

The 7 Best Advent Calendars for 2016

Does your holiday meter flip its switch at midnight on October 31? You’re not alone! While I don’t go full-on Christmas for some time, I start a little bit of seasonal cheer on November 1. Small things, like swapping our pumpkins for golden acorns and our tombstone for a deer…

Last Minute Gifts Under $50! : Holiday Gift Guide 2015

We’re in the home stretch! Blessedly, I’m mostly done my shopping but still have a pile of wrapping to do. My husband and I are both really into stockings – we both had them filled up with everything from oranges to small toys as kids – so my final gift guide…